Bay of Plenty DHBTuesday 02 October 2012, 2:40PM
Media release from Bay of Plenty DHB
Over recent days Tauranga Hospital and staff have been taking all
possible measures to avoid the further spread of Norovirus - a
highly contagious viral gastroenteritis.
There has been a reduction in Norovirus cases at Tauranga Hospital
With this reduction hospital staff members are now planning the
necessary steps to reopen wards that have been closed due to
During this phase active precautions are still being taken to
prevent further spread of the virus. If visiting Tauranga
Hospital please wash your hands thoroughly, especially after going
to the toilet.
Please do not visit patients on the wards if you have had vomiting
or diarrhoea symptoms in the last 48 hours.